Category Archives: PT

Six Children’s Books on Diversity and Acceptance of Self and Others

[Source:  Friendship] Have a child, grandchild or student who is not coping well because he feels different from his friends and classmates? So often children feel they are “different” than their peers. Whether it is a perception or a … Continue reading

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Grow Kids’ Brains Through Sports

[Source:  Science Daily] Organized extracurricular sport activities for children help them develop and improve cognitive skills, such as greater concentration capacity, that can in term greatly help them in the classroom, says Université de Montréal professor Linda Pagani. Pagani is … Continue reading

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On the Lighter Side: If School Based Therapists Gave Themselves Stickers….

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Concussions in Kids Detectable by Blood Test

[Source: Medical News Today] Researchers at Orlando Health have developed a blood test that can detect even the most subtle signs of a concussion in children, correctly identifying the presence of traumatic brain injuries 94 percent of the time in a … Continue reading

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Challenges for Extreme Preemies Can Last Into Teens

[Source:  Medical X-Press] (HealthDay)—The complications and medical treatments that extremely preterm or extremely small newborns experience in their first weeks of life can have an impact years later, a new study reveals. Preemies who had bleeding in their brain or … Continue reading

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